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150+ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes On Love, Life And Education



In this post you will find 150+ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes On Love, Life & Education.


Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Love, Life & Education


“Full effort is full victory.”


“Speak only if it improves upon the silence.”


“Where there is love there is life.”


“Be the change you are trying to create.”


“The future depends on what you do today.”


“Continue to grow and evolve.”


“God has no religion.”


“To lose patience is to lose the battle.”


“People cannot hurt you without your permission.”


“Find purpose. The means will follow.”


“If you’re going to be a bear, be a grizzly.”


“Change yourself – you are in control.”


“Live simply so that others may simply live.”


“The future depends on what we do in the present.”


“Life is but an endless series of experiments.”


“If you want to change the world, start with yourself.”


“My life is my message.”


“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


“Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use.”


“Fear of disease killed more men than disease itself.”


“Self-respect knows no considerations.”


“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate but it is fear.”


“See the good in people and help them.”


“Love never claims, it ever gives.”


“Nothing is impossible for pure love.”


“Let your life be your message.”


“It does not require money, to live neat, clean and dignified.”


“My faith is brightest in the midst of impenetrable darkness.”


“Man is a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.”


“Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind.”


“No man loses his freedom except through his own weakness.”


“You can’t shake hands with a closed fist.”


“Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.”


“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.”


“Those who know how to think need no teachers.”


“Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.”


“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”


“Where there is love there is light.”


“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”


“Real education consists in drawing the best out of yourself.”


“The good man is the friend of all living things.”


“The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children.”


“Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.”


“It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.”


“Prayer is a confession of one’s own unworthiness and weakness.”


“Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from indomitable will.”


“It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words.”


“God can never be realized by one who is not pure of heart.”


“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”


“I am a man of peace. I believe in peace. But I do not want peace at any price.”


“If we want to reach real peace in this world, we should start educating children.”


“Prayer from the heart can achieve what nothing else can in the world.”


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”


“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.”


“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.”


“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”


“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world; but to change ourselves.”


“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”


“There is goodness as well as greatness in simplicity, not in wealth.”


“It’s not too late at all. You just don’t yet know what you are capable of.”


“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”


“Those with the greatest awareness have the greatest nightmares.”


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


“Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.”


“There are two days in the year that we cannot do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.”


“I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.”


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”


“I refuse to believe that the tendency of human nature is always downward.”


“A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history.”


“There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for.”


“You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”


“I don’t reject Christ. I love Christ. It’s just that so many of you Christians are so unlike Christ.”


“Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.”


“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.”


“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”


“Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.”


“Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.”


“Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.”


“To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”


“Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.”


“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”


“Disobedience to be civil has to be open and nonviolent.”


“Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.”


“The patriotic spirit demands loyal and strict adherence to nonviolence and truth.”


“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”


“One must become as humble as the dust before he can discover truth.”


“When there is war, the poet lays down the lyre, the lawyer his law reports, the schoolboy his books.”


“My uniform experience has convinced me that there is no other God than Truth.”


“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”


“Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them – a desire, a dream, a vision.”


“The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.”


“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.”


“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way it’s animals are treated.”


“My nonviolence is made of stern stuff. It is firmer than the firmest metal known to the scientists.”


“Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”


“To me I seem to be constantly growing. I must respond to varying conditions, yet remain changeless within.”


“Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.”


“I learned from Hussain how to be wronged and be a winner, I learnt from Hussain how to attain victory while being oppressed.”


“There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.”


“I know, to banish anger altogether from one’s breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God’s grace.”


“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”


“I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings.”


“Knowledge gained through experience is far superior and many times more useful than bookish knowledge.”


“Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”


“I have been known as a crank, faddist, madman. Evidently the reputation is well deserved. For wherever I go, I draw to myself cranks, faddists, and madmen.”


“There is no hope for the aching world except through the narrow and straight path of nonviolence.”


“A person who is worried about the outcome of his work does not see his goal; he sees only his opposition and the obstacles before him.”


“Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.”


“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”


“However much I may sympathize with and admire worthy motives, I am an uncompromising opponent of violent methods even to serve the noblest of causes.”


“Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you will try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers.”


“Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.”


“I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants.”


“The first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance and loving kindness.”


“Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there, and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”


“A nonviolent revolution is not a programme of ‘seizure of power’ but it is a programme of transformation of relationships, ending in a peaceful transfer of power.”


“You may think your actions are meaningless and that they won’t help, but that is no excuse, you must still act.”


“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”


“Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.”


“When you are right, you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry.”


“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”


“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”


“Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.”


“Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance, and appreciation.”


“I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.”


“You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.”


“Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.”


“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”


“If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.”


“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”


“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.”


“What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.”


“Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.”


“When you are right, you have no need to be angry. When you are wrong, you have no right to be angry.”


“People say true friends must always hold hands, but true friends don’t need to hold hands because they know the other hand will always be there.”


“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.”


“Nonviolence and cowardice are contradictory terms. Nonviolence is the greatest virtue, cowardice the greatest vice. Nonviolence springs from love, cowardice from hate. Nonviolence always suffers, cowardice would always inflict suffering. Perfect nonviolence is the highest bravery. Nonviolent conduct is never demoralizing, cowardice always is.”


“The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that too, unconditional assistance, Co-operation which needs consideration is as a commercial contract and not friendship. Conditional co-operation is like adulterated cement which does not bind.”


“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall – think of it, always.”


“It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”


“Rationalists are admirable beings, rationalism is a hideous monster when it claims for itself omnipotence. Attribution of omnipotence to reason is as bad a piece of idolatry as is worship of stock and stone believing it to be God.”


“We notice that the mind is a restless bird; the more it gets the more it wants, and still remains unsatisfied. The more we indulge our passions the more unbridled they become. Our ancestors, therefore, set a limit to our indulgences. They saw that happiness was largely a mental condition. A man is not necessarily happy because he is rich, or unhappy because he is poor… Millions will always remain poor.”


“I do not believe that multiplication of wants and machinery contrived to supply them is taking the world a single step nearer its goal… I whole-heartedly detest this mad desire to destroy distance and time, to increase animal appetites and go to the ends of the earth in search of their satisfaction. If modern civilization stands for all this, and I have understood it to do so, I call it Satanic.”


“Man, often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”


“The roots of violence: Wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principles.”


“Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.”


“The Seven Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle.”


“I do believe that, where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence. I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honour than that she should, in a cowardly manner, become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonour. But I believe that nonviolence is infinitely superior to violence, forgiveness is more manly than punishment.”


“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: I shall not fear anyone on Earth. I shall fear only God. I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”


“To forgive is not to forget. The merit lies in loving in spite of the vivid knowledge that one that must be loved is not a friend. There is not merit in loving an enemy when you forget him for a friend.”


“Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.”


“Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.”


“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it – always.”


“Namaste. I honour the place in you where the entire universe resides… a place of light, of love, of truth, of peace, of wisdom. I honour the place in you where when you are in that place and I am in that place there is only one of us.”


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